Japanese Woodblock

  • 5 evenings 7:00pm 10:00pm

Course Leader - Wuon-Gean Ho

  • Evening £200 (Concessions £170)

Japanese Woodblock is a beautiful non-toxic printmaking technique with a long history of tradition. Learn how to design multi-block prints in 2 or more colours, carve it in soft shina plywood, and print by hand onto traditional Japanese paper with traditional brushes, water based paints and glue. You will be guided by Wuon-Gean Ho, who studied in Japanese woodblock in Kyoto and who has been teaching and demonstrating the art of woodblock for over 15 years.

By the end of the course students will be able:
To design, carve and print a one coloured postcard sized print using traditional tools and techniques
To demonstrate a knowledge of the tools and their uses
To know how to layout a good printing workspace
To use the kento system of registration to design, carve and print a multiblock 2-4 colour print.
To assess their own skills and know how to improve their printing technique so that they can progress on their own in the future.
To be able to work independently at ELP during open access hours.

5 evenings starting in October
£200 (£170 concessions)
0 space remaining
Led by: Wuon-Gean Ho
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2nd October, 2019 7pm 10pm
9th October, 2019 7pm 10pm
16th October, 2019 7pm 10pm
23rd October, 2019 7pm 10pm
30th October, 2019 7pm 10pm